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  1. Water search renewed in efforts to #BringJakeHomeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Jake left his home 13 days ago, saying he was walking to nearby Wolf Creek. Now investigators say they will make another sweep of the water.

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  2. TODAY: La Porte City going blue to support Jake Wilson's familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The La Porte City Chamber of Commerce will be putting blue ribbons on light poles throughout Main Street and Commercial Street. They are doing this starting at 9:30 this morning.

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  3. News conference today about search for missing La Porte City teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    UPDATE: Black Hawk County Sheriff Tony Thompson says there will be a news conference this afternoon at the La Porte City Fire Station. He says it is expected to be at 2:00 p.m Friday.

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  4. Farmers meet Iowa's new top agriculture officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Tariffs, water quality, and the future of Iowa agriculture these were the main topics of discussion at Dave Anton's farm in La Porte City today. Newly appointed Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig coming to the area to talk with farmers.

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  5. Support for Jake's classmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    At the end of Day 9 in the search for missing La Porte City teen Jake Wilson, the question remains, where is Jake? After more than a week of searching the Wolf Creek area, the last place Jake told his stepdad he was going, investigators have taken over. Jake was a Sophomore at Cedar Falls High School.

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  6. Authorities 90 percent certain missing teen with autism is not in Wolf CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 15 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    It's been more than a week since 16-year-old Jake Wilson of La Porte City was reported missing and authorities say they are 90% certain Jake is not in Wolf Creek. After thoroughly searching the creek for days, authorities say they are now going to continue to search that area periodically.

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  7. Day Seven: Authorities 'demand' photos to help find missing teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 14 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    It's been one week since a La Porte City teen with autism went missing. Crews are still actively searching the area for any sign of the 16-year-old.

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  8. Day Six: Sheriff asks public for photos in search for Jake WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    As the search for 16-year-old Jake Wilson continues, authorities are asking for more of the public's help. The Black Hawk County Sheriff and his investigative team would like to review any photos or videos taken in La Porte City on Saturday when Jake went missing.

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  9. Autism risks and statistics explainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    It's important to note, we don't know whether 16-year-old Jake Wilson wandered away, but experts say it's common behavior for children with autism. Experts with the National Autism Association are also following Jake's story, and they encourage authorities and families to first search for bodies of water, depending on their behavior.

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  10. Day Five: Crews continue to search water for missing teen with autismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Investigators are still continuing their search for a 16-year-old La Porte City teen with autism, but this time without the help of hundreds of volunteers. The La Porte City Police Chief Chris Brecher said they do not need public volunteers moving forward because they are starting more targeted searches for the teen.

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  11. Authorities switch to surgical approach in search for teenRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 12 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Authorities have switched to a surgical approach in their search for a missing 16-year-old boy in eastern Iowa. Black Hawk County Sheriff Tony Thompson said Wednesday that volunteers are no longer being sought because search operations for Jake Wilson now will be carried out by personnel with specific skills.

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  12. Day Five: Public volunteers no longer needed in efforts to #BringJakeHomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Jake Wilson, 16, was last seen leaving his La Porte City home Saturday night around 9 p.m. He was wearing a brown jacket, blue sweatpants, and cowboy boots, but left without his glasses that he normally wears. "It is going to be very targeted searches from here on out.

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  13. Hundreds of volunteers join search for missing Iowa teenRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 11 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Scores of volunteers are expected to resume the search Wednesday for a missing 16-year-old boy in eastern Iowa. Police say Jake Wilson, of La Porte City, was last seen at 9 p.m. Saturday going for a walk.

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  14. DAY 3: The search to Bring Jake Home expandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    It has been nearly 72 hours since 16-year-old Jake Wilson was seen leaving his La Porte City home Saturday night. The massive search to bring Jake home has brought hundreds of volunteers and multiple local, state and national agencies to the small Iowa city.

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  15. Day Three: Tuesday search for Jake Wilson expected to cover surrounding fieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    UPDATE: The search for a 16-year-old boy with autism continues after he was reported missing Saturday night. Authorities say they're looking for Jake Wilson of La Porte City.

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  16. #BringJakeHome: If you have any information call (319)342-2232 or (319) 291-2515Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The search for a 16-year-old boy with autism continues after he was reported missing Saturday night. Authorities say they're looking for Jake Wilson of La Porte City.

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  17. Search continues for missing La Port City teen with autismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 8 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    UPDATE: In a press conference Monday afternoon, Black Hawk County Sheriff Tony Thompson says they are approaching this as a criminal investigation. Chief Chris Brecher La Porte City Police said they are looking to expand the scope of search and take advantage of off-road vehicles.

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  18. No overnight search for missing boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 8 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Update: The Black Hawk County Sheriff is asking anyone who lives within a 5-mile radius of La Porte City to check any of their outbuildings, vehicles, or any place that Jake Wilson could be hiding. Sheriff Tony Thompson says there will not be any over-night searches, but volunteers can meet at the fire station at 8 a.m. Monday to resume the search.

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  19. Search continues for missing La Porte City teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 8 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Police are searching for a 16-year-old with autism, who went for a walk and never came home Saturday night. 16-year-old Jake Wilson left his home in La Porte City Saturday around 9 p.m. telling his family he was going to walk to Wolf Creek.

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  20. Thanking Knox: A story of strength, community & legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    For the last year, one local family has dedicated their lives to ensuring other families are able to continue to hold their babies close each and every night. "It wasn't anything that anyone did wrong.

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